Former Indonesian President, Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie has died on Wednesday at the age of 83.
Habibie died after being treated in a Jakarta army hospital for a heart ailment.
“I, on behalf of the people of Indonesia and the government would like to express my deep sorrow for the passing of Professor BJ Habibie.
“Mr Habibie was a world-class scientist, the father of Indonesian technological advancement and the third president of Indonesia,” President Joko Widodo told reporters.
Habibie served as president from May 1998 to Oct. 1999.